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Michael Phelps - Superhero!

Michael Phelps has ADD - did you know that?  His mother was able to take what could have been a detriment, and turned it into a huge advantage.  I love this article titled "Michael Phelps' Mom on How to Raise an ADHD Superstar."  It states that "Behind almost every ADHD success story is a devoted parent (or two)." Read the article from ADDitudemag.com


Did you read about my newsletter article about the boy homeschool graduate with learning disabilities?  He went on to earn ELEVEN graduate degrees!  Here is the article in USA Today.


I encourage you to find the Superhero within your own child!  My husband has written a series of articles about finding the superhero your own homeschooled children.  Read more!

Step One: Observing Passion


Step Two: Catching Fire


Step Three: Providing Opportunity



Enjoy watching the Olympics!


Blessings,


Lee



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Guest - Marvin Trobaugh (website) on Monday, 14 May 2012 17:34

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Guest - LeeLoo on Monday, 03 August 2009 04:03

There are many children/people with ADHD who have some sort of superpowers. But the sad thing is, most of them are kind of ashamed to show them. There is one great Superhero song which sings about a superhero who is like ADD, who has superpowers, but as lyrics go : You won’t notice him, he’ll pass you by…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQHSJg2Exk0

There are many children/people with ADHD who have some sort of superpowers. But the sad thing is, most of them are kind of ashamed to show them. There is one great Superhero song which sings about a superhero who is like ADD, who has superpowers, but as lyrics go : You won’t notice him, he’ll pass you by… http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQHSJg2Exk0
Guest - Stephanie (website) on Wednesday, 20 August 2008 17:01

WOW! I just read Matt's series, and it is fabulous. It really fits a lot with what my husband and I have been talking about this summer. I'm so glad to have read it because it really is making me think about some key things. Thanks for writing it, Mr. HomeScholar!

WOW! I just read Matt's series, and it is fabulous. It really fits a lot with what my husband and I have been talking about this summer. I'm so glad to have read it because it really is making me think about some key things. Thanks for writing it, Mr. HomeScholar!
Guest - Lee (website) on Thursday, 14 August 2008 09:04

I was a little worried about the "medication issue" when I posted the article, because I didn't want anyone to think that medication was the answer. Loving parents - THAT is the answer. And that's what I was trying to express. I tried to find another article about Michael Phelps, but that was the first one that had the parent highlighted, so I used it.
Thanks for making it clearer!
Blessings,
Lee

I was a little worried about the "medication issue" when I posted the article, because I didn't want anyone to think that medication was the answer. Loving parents - THAT is the answer. And that's what I was trying to express. I tried to find another article about Michael Phelps, but that was the first one that had the parent highlighted, so I used it. Thanks for making it clearer! Blessings, Lee
Guest - J W on Thursday, 14 August 2008 07:10

I'm trying to word this very carefully so I don't come off as being anti-meds or anti-therapy...

Those who wish to try something before going to the doctor would do well to review Matt Binz's article. Sometimes problems are present *only* because a parent, a teacher, or a school is missing one of the crucial steps Matt has outlined. If you've tried everything, though... get thee to a doctor!

I'm trying to word this very carefully so I don't come off as being anti-meds or anti-therapy... Those who wish to try something before going to the doctor would do well to review Matt Binz's article. Sometimes problems are present *only* because a parent, a teacher, or a school is missing one of the crucial steps Matt has outlined. If you've tried everything, though... get thee to a doctor!
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